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Trade Agreements: Sustainable Development

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 10777, tabled on 31 January 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether her Department plans to undertake sustainability impact assessments of trade deals agreed after the UK leaves the EU.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

6 February 2020

As set out in the February 2019 Command Paper, ‘Processes for making trade agreements after the United Kingdom has left the European Union’, at the end of negotiations the Government will publish a full impact assessment of a new free trade agreement alongside the full treaty text.

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